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Nov 28, 2016 6:14 pm

VIDEO | ‘Mystic Mac’ predicted last year he would fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in lightweight title fight

Fans are anxiously awaiting to hear what matchup will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor and big news regarding “The Notorious” broke this weekend. The UFC announced during the UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast that McGregor “relinquished” the UFC featherweight title. For two weeks, McGregor held both the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles simultaneously...

Nov 28, 2016 4:27 pm

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor does not want any part of me

Earlier this month, lightweight contender Tony Ferguson extended his win-streak to nine with a win over the division’s former champion, Rafael Dos Anjos. One week later, Khabib Nurmagomedov scored a similarly impressive win over Michael Johnson, extending his record to a ridiculous 24-0 in the process. Given their current streaks, either man could easily be...

Nov 28, 2016 12:39 pm

Tony Ferguson on Khabib Nurmagomedov: “The guy’s a whiny b*tch”

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Tony Ferguson outpointed former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. It was the biggest win of his career, and it thrust him into the uppermost echelon of the lightweight division. In his post-fight interview, however, Ferguson neglected to call out the champion,...


Nov 28, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Hilarious edit turns the tables with Dana White taking belt from Conor McGregor

Over the weekend it was announced that UFC superstar Conor McGregor chose to “relinquish” the UFC featherweight title and hold on to the UFC lightweight strap. “The Notorious” was the first fighter in history to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion after beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 earlier this month. McGregor held both the...

Nov 28, 2016 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort lists off several opponents he’s interested in fighting

When Vitor Belfort lost to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC 204, he fell to a tough 2-3 in his last 5 fights – with both of those wins coming against the now retired Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the former light heavyweight champion appears to be on a bit of a downslide....

Nov 28, 2016 8:38 am

Big John McCarthy says MMA officiating career “won’t go on much longer”

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy made his first Octagon appearance all the way back at UFC 2 in the year 1994. As such, he and his trademark “let’s get it on” fight-staring line are as much a symbol of the UFC as Bruce Buffer, Joe Rogan, and the Octagon itself. Of course, Big John’s officiating...

Nov 28, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz sparring hard ahead of Cody Garbrandt bout

  The road to 207 | #ThanksgivingWeekend recap | #NoDaysOff #Training #UFC #UFC207 #AndStill . @monsterenergy #monsterenergy @toyotaescondido #toyotaescondido @toyotires #toyotires @metropcs #metropcs @hayabusafight #hayabusafight . 🎥: @photo_julian | #TeamCruz . A video posted by Dominick Cruz (@dominickcruz) on Nov 27, 2016 at 12:08pm PST In just over one month’s time, in the co-main event...

Nov 28, 2016 6:47 am

Alan Jouban: Mike Perry is a “douchebag,” and his fans are “morons”

On December 17, at UFC on Fox 22, fan favorite welterweight prospects Alan Jouban and Mike Perry are scheduled to do battle. Given the pair’s shared propensity for violence and excitement, this is one of the most anticipated fights on the MMA horizon. In advance of this anticipated showdown, Jouban and Perry have been involved...

Nov 27, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Lorenzo Fertitta’s son delivers crushing hit for Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  Notre Dame's Nicco Fertitta just flattened a human being…..😱😱😱😱 pic.twitter.com/LMxt5rs4yZ — Jack McGuire (@TailgateHeisman) November 26, 2016 At BJPenn.com, we don’t generally cover football – unless we’re talking about football players making the jump to mixed martial arts, or ex-NFL players taking on MMA legends. Today, however, we’re making an exception for a young...

Nov 27, 2016 8:36 am

Bethe Correia goes off on “weak” Miesha Tate for retiring

When Miesha Tate stepped onto the canvas with Raquel Pennington at UFC 205, it marked her opportunity to rebound from her loss of the UFC women’s bantamweight title. Instead of returning to the win column as the odds suggested she would, however, a lackadaisical looking Tate was soundly out-hustled from bell-to-bell, surrendering a unanimous decision...

Nov 27, 2016 6:42 am

The MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s wild win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC returned to sunny Melbourne, Australia with UFC Fight Night 101. Though most of the fights on the 13-bout lineup were somewhat slow, the main event was an absolutely thriller. That main event pitted Australia’s own Robert Whittaker against Derek Brunson in a clash of rising middleweight contenders. This fight was given...

Nov 26, 2016 3:29 pm

Miesha Tate rooting for Amanda Nunes over Ronda Rousey

It’s no secret that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Miesha Tate and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have a very long and bitter rivalry dating back to the Strikeforce days of both women’s careers. Earlier this month, Tate retired at the UFC’s historic UFC 205 card in New York, where she dropped a...

Nov 26, 2016 2:32 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson draws parallels between he & Conor McGregor’s styles

Top ranked welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC. In addition to an impressive professional MMA record that has seen him KO/TKO numerous opponents with highlight reel strikes, including his wheel kick knockout of Jake Ellenberger, Thompson boasts a stunning 57-0 professional kickboxing record that saw him win...

Nov 26, 2016 10:37 am

Luke Rockhold weighs-in on Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

While November was set to be a month of potential #1 contender fights for the UFC’s middleweight division, former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold withdrew form his scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night: Melbourne’ fight with Jacare Souza this weekend, leading the UFC to make UFC 205’s Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero fight the middleweight #1 contender fight....

Nov 26, 2016 9:51 am

John Kavanagh explains why Conor McGregor can defeat Tyron Woodley

With Conor McGregor currently reigning as a two-division UFC champion, the champ has expressed his desire to also potentially become the first ever three division UFC champion, and move up to welterweight to fight Tyron Woodley. In the wake of his historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, McGregor toyed with the idea of moving...

Nov 26, 2016 8:29 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson reflects on fight with Tyron Woodley

Earlier this month, top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of UFC 205 for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight was an extremely close one, with many scoring the fight three rounds to two in Thompson’s favor, but giving Woodley a 10-8 round...

Nov 26, 2016 7:58 am

Demian Maia doubtful Conor McGregor will move up to 170

Leading up to Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez earlier this month at UFC 205, the featherweight champ was involved in quite a few backstage incidents with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. To kick off fight week, both men appeared alongside several other of the fighters from the historic card for the UFC 205...

Nov 26, 2016 12:16 am

REPORT: Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway could be for interim featherweight belt

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto. Cormier’s withdrawal was unexpected, but fortunately will not keep the champ sidelined for too long, as details have emerged on the situation, revealing that ‘DC’...

Nov 25, 2016 7:23 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s BJJ coach Dillon Danis nearly brawls at ADCC trials

It looks like Dillon Danis isn’t just the teacher in his newly established association with UFC superstar Conor McGregor. It appears as if the Marcelo Garcia black belt phenom that was brought in to help “The Notorious” with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu for the UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz is also learning a bit from...

Nov 25, 2016 5:44 pm

New details emerge on Daniel Cormier’s injury & return

Friday afternoon, the MMA community received some unfortunate news, that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be Cormier’s second title defense since winning the belt in May of 2015, when he...

Nov 25, 2016 12:30 pm

Max Holloway suggests five-round main event with Anthony Pettis

Just hours ago, news broke that light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Given that this bout was expected to serve as the card’s headliner, the UFC will now have to scramble to produce a new main event for the fans attending the event...

Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...